Category: Political Systems

Nationalism vs Patriotism & Progressive Global Leadership

French President Emmanuel Macron has urged world leaders marking the centenary of the World War One Armistice to reject nationalism. In the present day and age this is a remarkable position for a national leader to take. National leaders are expected to advance their nation’s interest, and most of them spend the best part of […]

Migration – Ethical & Practical considerations.

My kind and generous sister Josie Glausiusz has  for the last few months been traveling to Lod every Sunday evening to help Eritrean asylum seekers fill out an eight-page refugee status determination form. She  suggested that if I was writing a blog on global issues I might like to tackle the issue of migration.  I […]

Reforming the EU – Soros etc

There have been quite a variety of intellectuals of one sort or another who have roots in Hungary. My father is one and George Soros is another. In that light I read with some interest George Soros’s  latest article on the subject of Europe. As I have read it his basic contentions is that Europe […]

Trials of Democracy

Some forty odd years ago I was learning about the British Constitution  in classes taught by  a teacher with the delightfully English name of Woodthorpe Harrison. Maybe because England does not actually have a written Constitution, or for some other reason (I have since heard that his Economics classes were similar) about ninety percent of […]